KUALA LUMPUR: As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to grow, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) yesterday announced another cut of 25 basis points (bps) in the overnight policy rate (OPR), marking the first time in 10 years that the rate has been reduced to 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 4): RHB Investment Bank Bhd Research said Bank Negara Malaysia’s (BNM) monetary policy committee statement appeared to indicate no further rate cuts unless the GDP growth trajectory is disrupted.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank) said it will cut its base rate (BR) and base lending rate (BLR) by 25 basis points effective Thursday, in line with the reduction in the overnight policy rate (OPR) announced by Bank Negara Malaysia today.
KUALA LUMPUR (March 3): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) said today its monetary policy committee (MPC) decided to reduce the overnight policy rate (OPR) by 25 basis points to 2.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 31): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has issued its revised policy document on anti-money laundering/counter financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) and targeted financial sanctions (TFS), which will take effect tomorrow (Jan 1, 2020).
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 23): Bank Pembangunan Malaysia Bhd (BPMB) and Danajamin Nasional Bhd have received Bank Negara Malaysia's (BNM) approval to commence negotiations under the first phase of the government's proposed merger involving the country's development financial institutions (DFIs).
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) Governor Datuk Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus said today Malaysia's economic growth will remain positive in the fourth quarter of 2019 (4Q19) and the expansion will be sustained into 2020, anchored by the country's private sector spending and diversified nature of its economy and exports.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 15): Malaysia's economic growth, as measured by gross domestic product, moderated to 4.